Blinken begins week-long Nordic Countries Trip
- Daily Brief
- May 29, 2023
Leaders from Hungary, Romania, Georgia and Azerbaijan as well as European Commission President Usrula Von Der Leyen are expected to
WHAT’S HAPPENING? The United Arab Emirates has returned its ambassador to Iran for the first time in six years, indicating
WHAT’S HAPPENING? The United States and Iran have been negotiating a new Iranian nuclear deal for months, but the odds
WHAT’S HAPPENING? As Russia’s war against Ukraine surpasses the 100-day mark, international oil and wheat prices remain cripplingly high, forcing
The irreconcilability between Sudanese protestors’ demands and those of the military junta will likely complicate international efforts to facilitate a negotiated return to the country’s democratic transition.
WHAT’S HAPPENING? As Sudan’s political crisis deepens and Ethiopia continues to unilaterally operationalize the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Egypt is
As the Syrian civil war continues to de-escalate, European and Arab countries are beginning to normalize relations with the Assad regime while current US policy remains unchanged.
Oman’s first leadership transition in five decades may have changed in its strictly neutral outlook.
Protests for political change seem unable to uproot the country’s entrenched sectarian interests.
Ankara’s key foreign policy objectives diverge from its supposed allies in several critical areas.
US unilateralism has opened the door for other global powers to increase their regional influence.
The cycle of demonstrations and failed government reforms threatens to overwhelm Adil Abdul-Mahdi.